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BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP SURVEY RESULTS

On May 5, 2016 FinCEN issued its final rule on beneficial ownership and customer due diligence.  This rule was issued to strengthen customer due diligence requirements for covered institutions.  The rule included a new requirement to identify and verify the identities of beneficial owners of legal entity customers (LEC).  A beneficial owner was deemed as any individual who owns 25 percent or more of the equity interests of a LEC and a single individual with […]

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